Month: August 2016

Acer Unveils Swift 7 – Extremely Thin, Extremely Powerful

Acer, the tech giant responsible for pushing many innovative computing devices has recently unveiled something extraordinary as we lead up to the IFA. The company has decided to include another 13.3-inch laptop in their arsenal of devices. A few days earlier, another device was included in the list and that was the brand new revamped Chromebook. This 13.3-inch Laptop is titled as the Swift 7 and would be a Windows 10 machine. The exciting bit about the device is its thin and sleek profile. The machine comes in slightly less than a centimeter bearing the size of 9.98mm or...

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Twitter Offers An Enticing 70/30 Revenue Split To Its Users

Twitter, the social media giant wants users to actively post content on its platform and in order to promote that the company has decided to pay users who craft interesting videos. Chris Collins, a highly active internet superstar has two million subscribers on YouTube while there are about twice as many subscriber on his Vine channel. Twitter aims to target such users. It is easy to figure that Twitter wants to take the lead from YouTube in terms of active users and in order to make it a reality, the company is offering highly appealing terms to artists having...

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iPhone 7 Launch Date Confirmed

Apple, the tech giant most aptly recognized for its revolutionary smartphone, the iPhone has somewhat confirmed the release date of its highly anticipated iPhone 7. The confirmation comes from invitations that were sent out by the company to big media houses. The event is scheduled for next week and speculations suggest that it has been organized to unveil their new flagship device. The event will take place in Bill Graham Civic Auditorium located in the city of San Francisco and will occur on September 7, with the kick-off time being 10am, local time. Typically, Apple includes a hidden message...

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Opera Confirms Hacking Of Sync Servers

Opera, the Norway-based web browser company has recently released an announcement which confirmed that the company has indeed had its sync servers hacked which might have potentially exposed user passwords. In its announcement, the company warned its users about the possible security threat they face due to the breach in the system. The company does, however, claim that it efficiently curbed the attack during its initial stages, but, there is still a chance of compromise of confidential user data. In its blog post, the company stated that there was an attack made on the servers earlier last week, and...

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In The Age Of Cloud, Does Knowledge Matter

Knowledge, something that people of our generation have stopped giving significance to, is a treasure. Many notable economists, analysts, and philosophers have warned time and again about the drawback associated with the outsourcing of memory and knowledge to the internet. However, one begins to wonder if knowledge is really a need of time in today’s fast-paced world which runs on the power supplied by search engines and big data powerhouses. Seth Stephens-Davidowitz, a renowned economist recently shared his thought process. He stated that one of the most common queries in the search engine was ‘how long is my penis?’...

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